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This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Great views from most sites and so much... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Maury M
Very nice park

It is our first time camping here and in fact our first time camping in a state park. We found it... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Rochester, New York
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44927 Cross Island Rd, Wellesley Island, NY 13640-3105
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Great views from most sites and so much to see and do. Absolutely LOVE it here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maury M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

It is our first time camping here and in fact our first time camping in a state park. We found it very nice. The bathrooms and showers were always cleaned in the morning and were not crowded in the loop we were in. Next time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve_Sy
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I went tent-camping here and had a lovely site with a river view and plenty of shade. The park overall is lovely. In addition to camping, there is a beach, a shop which sells ice cream, and a nature center with trails and a butterfly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Ginger B R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A very well kept campground with open areas and well as well treed areas. Also contains a nature center that is a must see.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jantje16
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park with a site on the water. Nights were quite loud and rowdy which we didnt mind considering most state parks come around if you're above a whisper after 10pm... was nice seeing people enjoying themselves. Several beach areas along the water for fishing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank L D
Reviewed 16 June 2018

We camped at Wellesley Island State Park for 6 days and loved it. What a beautiful park on an island in the middle of the St. Lawrence River. Great camp sites for all types of campers. Tent campers can find secluded sites on the river...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Lee R
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We camp a few times per year and like to try new places. This campground was so beautiful that we would go back in a second! We brought bikes and kayaks and used them a lot! There were lots of quiet places too, when we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Cherylmom2016
Reviewed 10 February 2018

We camped at the STate park In August of 2017 and have reservations for 2018! We go with a family group and try to get sites close together. This is a little difficult since we have to hurry to actually get a site for the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ccook37
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Was thoroughly impressed with Wellesley Island State park itself, the nature center, the well marked trails, but most especially the cozy cottages right on Eel Bay. Warmed by a propane stove (operated simply by a thermostat) the cottage had everything you need for a comfortable...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Betsy M
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the weekend at one of the cabins. Clean, well kept cabins with beautiful view. Went to the nature center and took a nice walk on well marked trails right by the water! Have visited many nys state parks and thus one is my...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank 212traceyw
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6 September 2017|
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Response from michaelbQ168AO | Reviewed this property |
They have a fantastic hands on nature center, perfect for kids. Also, if you go back to the main intersection and turn right, you will come into TI park, wonderful ice cream parlor..
Meg R
26 August 2017|
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Response from sisterbrianl | Reviewed this property |
In the summer, I think they are open until 9 pm. You can look the phone number up on internet and they'll answer you directly.